| Pickens County Planning & Development April 2012 Report (5/4/2012)|
| Pickens County Planning & Development March 2012 Report (5/4/2012)|
| Pickens County writer Jack Fay at Pickens Library in Jasper (5/4/2012) |
Don't miss this opportunity to meet Jack Fay and hear him read from and discuss his novel 'Passing Through' at the Pickens Library in Jasper on Thursday, May 17 at 7:00 p.m. He has 12 volumes of non-fiction to his credit, and Passing Through is his first novel.
In a roadside diner an elderly ma... more
| TCSG State Board Approves New Fee Structure for GED® Test-takers (5/4/2012) |
Georgia’s adult learners who want to improve their education have easy access to free programs that offer adult education and GED preparation through the Technical College System of Georgia’s (TCSG) Office of Adult Education.
The only cost that adult learners have to pay is the GED test fee. No... more
| Bent Tree Tennis – “Serving our Future Leaders” (5/2/2012)|
The Second Annual Round Robin Tennis Tournament was held at Bent Tree on Saturday, April 28, 2012. Forty men and women vied for the championship of the tourney which raised $4000 for scholarships for varsity tennis players at Pickens High School.
The women’s champion and runner-up were Wendy Lo...
| Jasper Young Singers Spring Concert on May 6 at Tate UMC (5/1/2012) |
The Jasper Young Singers (JYS) will present its Spring Concert on May 6, 2012 at 3:00pm in the Historic Sanctuary of the Tate United Methodist Church. The public is invited to attend this free concert. The Marble Valley Community Choir will also be performing.
The youngsters will be singing s... more
| Maintenance Work Continues on State Route 515 in Pickens County (5/1/2012)|
Tuesday, May 1 through Friday, May 4, 2012 from 7:30 a.m. until 5:30 p.m.
Georgia DOT’s Maintenance crews will continue to work on sealing the cracks on the surface of the roadway of SR 515 between mile markers 8 and 12 in Pickens County. Work will proceed daily May 1st through 4th between the hours of 7:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m., weather permitting. ... more
| Four Legged Love From Dena (4/30/2012) |
$25 OFF REGULAR ADOPTION FEES FOR SHORT TIME!
During the special $25 off discount, the Adoption Fees are $55.00 for male dogs and $65.00 for females and $45.00 for male cats and $55.00 for female cats. The adoption fee includes shots, micro chipping, spay and neutering.
The following pet ... more
| Four Legged Love From Savannah (4/30/2012) |
The following pet is looking for a home to fill with laughter and love.
Hi, I am Savannah, a female black and white short hair domestic cat. I am four years old and laid back. As you can see I am also, very photogenic. I am good with other cats and kids. I am friendly and lovin... more
| Presenting Thad Green at Gallery on South Main (4/30/2012) |
Art Showing Friday, May 4 from 5-8 p.m.
Gallery on South Main will have an art showing for Artist, Thad Green. This will take place on Friday, May 4, from 5-8 pm. Refreshments will be served at this event. This will also coincide with Jasper’s First Friday!
Dr. Thad Green is an abstract expressionist who creates colorful and energet... more
| Wildwood Christian Academy Hires New Head of School (4/29/2012) |
Wildwood Christian Academy has hired Bill Shelnutt as its new Head of School, effective June 1, 2012. Shelnutt received his undergraduate degree in History from State University of New York, Buffalo, New York in 1994, where he graduated with Honors. He earned a Master’s degree in Education from Ogle... more
| Young Entrepreneurs at the Jasper Farmers Market (4/28/2012) |
What a treat to see young people with the ambition, interest, and perseverance to produce and market a worthwhile product. This week there were two families with young entrepreneurs at the market.
Haley Cro, a homeschooled fourth grader, baked chocolate chip cookies (a real treat) and br... more
| 9th Congressional District Candidates Town Hall Meeting (Video) (4/27/2012)|
Hosted by the Pickens County Tea Party
| America's Largest Country Music Talent Show in Jasper on June 23rd (4/27/2012) |
Entry Deadline May 15th
The road to stardom could start in Jasper when the Texaco Country Showdown, America's largest country music talent show, is held at Rocco's Pub on June 23, 2012.
The Showdown is open to vocal and/or instrumental performers, individuals, or groups of up to seven members who have not performed on a... more
| Car Break-In Alert (4/27/2012) |
Our office has received several reports of cars being entered and items being taken from them. The incidents appear to have occurred overnight and the primary location is in the area of Worley Crossroads, in the southern portion of Pickens County. At this time, all reports indicate that the cars wer... more
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